Category Archives: Writing novels

Sounding The LAST POST

Excuse me, I have just blogged. I hate the word BLOG. It sounds something like between a poo and a vomit. Hence, my asking to be excused. Nevertheless, it seemed that in the tedious process, as a writer, of Getting … Continue reading

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The Short Happy Life of a Review Blog

I was allowed to join a team of reviewers in a section of the Writers’ Workshop, called MEAN STREETS. I offered to review for both self-pub writers and for mainstream. The most prominent to send me ARCs was Penguin Random … Continue reading

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Behind The BARROS PAWNS.

The story is about a group of skydivers lured to Mozambique in 1974, at the time on the edge of independence from Portugal, to be seen by an international journalist as South Africans interfering in the internal affairs of a … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Final Episode #12 Ch. 34-35

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 34-35. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. THIRTY FOUR Nobody appeared as a result of the firing. The inhabitants of the … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #11 Ch. 31-33

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 31-33. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. THIRTY ONE Antonio Pires, late of Gondonga Commando, turned his Landrover off the river … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #10 Ch. 28-30

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 28-30. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. TWENTY EIGHT Once or twice, while the others were resting in the shade at … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #9 Ch. 25-27

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 25-27. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. TWENTY FIVE The crater became a brass bowl and sweat dribbled down the faces … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #8 Ch. 22-24

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 22-24. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. TWENTY TWO The short-wheelbase Landrover wound along what was no more than a game … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #7 Ch. 19-21

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 19-21. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. NINETEEN They had not been physically uncomfortable but their nerves were stretched to the … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – serial instalment #6. Ch. 16-18

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 16-18. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. SIXTEEN The day after Beira was rocked by the news of the tragic death … Continue reading

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